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Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi (Read 3878 times)

Offline movilogo

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Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
« on: December 10, 2015, 10:53:13 AM »
Is there any software to convert standard staff notation (e.g. PDF or mscz) to solfege like do-re-mi?

It would be best if can take Musescore mscz/mscx file as input and produce an output in text or PDF or whatever format.


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Re: Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
«Reply #1 on: December 10, 2015, 10:55:44 AM »
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Re: Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
«Reply #2 on: December 10, 2015, 11:15:19 AM »
Musescore uses MusicXML format which is pretty standard.

http://www.musicxml.com/ has explanation of this file layout (bit crypting though).

Using that as input and some parsing logic (e.g. http://web.mit.edu/music21/) it might be doable if no readymade solution exists.

MuseScore forum is not very easy to search. There seems to be some plugins to achieve this but not very clear.



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Re: Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
«Reply #3 on: December 10, 2015, 11:15:31 AM »
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Re: Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
«Reply #4 on: December 10, 2015, 03:28:17 PM »
using software like that would kind of defeat the purpose of learning solfege--besides if you know the key signature...you know where do is...and the subsequent scale degrees.  If you don't know your key signatures... start there.

:)  it is the process of figuring out where "do" is and applying the syllables that teaches you the system.   Eventually, you will be able to apply the correct solfege syllables to any melody you read--or hear.  i.e--you will hear "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" as Do-Do-Sol-Sol-La-La-Sol..etc.   Then--using your knowledge of key signatures you can write or play said tune in any key.   It comes in VERY handy ..:)

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Re: Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
«Reply #5 on: December 10, 2015, 10:24:05 PM »
:)  it is the process of figuring out where "do" is and applying the syllables that teaches you the system.   Eventually, you will be able to apply the correct solfege syllables to any melody you read--or hear.  i.e--you will hear "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" as Do-Do-Sol-Sol-La-La-Sol..etc.   Then--using your knowledge of key signatures you can write or play said tune in any key.   It comes in VERY handy ..:)

Very true.  The value of solfege becomes apparent when you work through the problem yourself. 
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Re: Software to convert staff notation to solfege like do-re-mi
«Reply #6 on: December 13, 2015, 11:22:23 AM »
MuseScore has an option to "transpose" the whole song into any key.

While this is not exactly something I was looking for, it is still very helpful.